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That time NYC almost gained an owl-shaped, single-person tomb that would have reached higher than the Statue of Liberty.
In 1906, one of New York’s premier architects, Stanford White, received an unusual commission. The request came from his friend James Gordon Bennett Jr., the...
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In 1993, a Dutch couple wanted a place where their asses could relax. So they created the Netherlands' first donkey sanctuary. 
This Netherlands island animal sanctuary is chock full of asses
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Would you follow Benedict Cumberbatch into the heart of the sun? OF COURSE you would.  
The actor narrates an awesome documentary about solar storms that could take out Earth’s technology
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48 million years ago, a "Jesus lizard" relative may have gone water-walking in a warm Wyoming. 
About 48 million years ago, a distant relative of the "Jesus lizard," named for its knack for walking on water, darted around the tropical rainforests of ancient Wyoming, a new study finds.
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Mimic octopus protects itself from different predator species by contorting its body to match their shapes.
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Have a pollen-coated bat with your Friday. And then thank them for pollinating a wide range of plants. Many commercially grown products are dependent on bat pollinators—without them, we'd see less of bananas, cloves, and peaches, to name a few.
The undisputed king of cute pollen-faced bat photography is Merlin D. Tuttle of Bat Conservation International. If you like tequila, thank a bat! From their website: From deserts to rainforests, ne...
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Methane ice spotted on #Pluto by +NASA New Horizons imager Ralph (not an acronym, that's really the instrument's name.) 
With less than two weeks until its close encounter with Pluto, NASA's New Horizon's probe has detected methane ice on the surface of the dwarf planet. Methane was first discovered on Pluto in 1976.
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The tooth comes out. Dagger-like canines of saber-toothed Smilodon fatalis erupted later than other cats', and grew faster.
New research shows that the fearsome teeth of the saber-toothed cat Smilodon fatalis fully emerged at a later age than those of modern big cats, but grew at a rate about double that of their living relatives. The findings, published today in the journal PLOS ONE and based on a new technique that combines ...
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Documentary +Mutiny Of Colours shows Iranian street artists risking prison to share messages of idealism and human rights.
Shaghayegh Cyrous is raising funds for Mutiny Of Colours: Saving Street Art on Kickstarter! Peace, a message from IRAN Mutiny Of Colours is a documentary film about Street Art & Graffiti in IRAN.
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Arduino-powered dragonfly wings by Hammerspace for +Maker Faire: Kansas City 2015. Be still my heart.
From flaming dunk tanks to incredible low riders, the projects at the 2015 Maker Faire Kansas City inspired all who came.
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Every day, over 100 tons of dust and particles bombard Earth.
Luckily, objects large enough to cause damage on a global scale only come along once every few million years.
 
Happy International Asteroid Day!

Collisions between space objects are a vital part of the evolution of our Solar System. Most of Earth's impact craters have been wiped away due to plate tectonics, but evidence of such cosmic catastrophes, such as Arizona's 50,000-year-old meteor crater, do remain.

When is Earth due for another major blast?

Meet the professional and amateur astronomers who may be the first to know: first at LINEAR, a near-earth asteroid detection facility in New Mexico, and then at the Smithsonian's Minor Planet Center, where orbits of near-earth objects are tracked for possible hits and misses.

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    Science Bulletins, Writer/Producer, 2011 - present
    Write and produce the News videos, monthly updates covering the latest research in biodiversity, astrophysics, earth and climate events, and human health and evolution.
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